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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

  • Sleet shower 2 °C

    -4 °C

  • Cloudy 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Light shower day 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
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Warnings
Sleet shower Heavy snow Light shower night Partly cloudy night Sleet shower night Fog Fog Fog Fog
50% 80% 30% 10% 30% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 13 19 NNE 12 19 NNW 13 16 NNW 13 16 NW 10 12 WSW 11 14 NW 11 14 N 14 17 NE 10 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VP M VG G VP VP VP VP
Humidity Expand
92% 98% 84% 91% 90% 94% 94% 96% 97%
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 08:47 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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Warnings
Fog Fog Mist Fog Mist Clear night Fog Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Sleet shower Heavy rain Sleet shower Heavy rain Light rain Drizzle
20% 20% 20% 20% 20% <5% 20% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 90% 70% 90% 70% 90% 60% 40%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -6 ° -5 ° -6 ° -4 ° -3 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 6 8 ESE 5 7 SE 5 6 E 4 6 ESE 5 7 ESE 6 8 SE 7 9 ESE 8 10 ESE 8 11 ESE 9 13 ESE 9 15 SE 9 18 SE 12 21 SE 14 26 SE 17 30 SE 19 32 SSE 22 37 SSE 25 40 SE 28 43 SE 29 46 SSE 28 43 SSE 26 41 S 20 31 SSW 21 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VP VP P VP P VG VP VG VG VG VG VG VG E VG E VG M VP VP VP VP P P
Humidity Expand
96% 95% 92% 93% 92% 92% 92% 91% 91% 91% 92% 91% 87% 85% 85% 84% 84% 94% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 40% 50% 60% 60% 40% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 23 32 WSW 23 32 WSW 22 31 SW 23 33 WSW 28 42 WSW 29 43 WSW 28 42 SW 22 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG G VG E VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 92% 92% 93% 89% 84% 85% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:08 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 4
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
50% 80% 40% 40% 20% 20% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 19 29 SSW 22 33 SSW 21 31 SW 20 29 SW 18 26 SSW 16 24 SSW 18 27 SSW 20 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 87% 88% 87% 86% 86% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:10 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 40% 30% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 21 31 SSW 24 36 SW 24 38 SSW 25 38 SSW 25 37 SSW 22 33 SSW 20 30 SSW 18 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 83% 82% 81% 80% 79% 80% 81%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:12 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 25 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Light shower night
20% 20% 20% 30% 40% 40% 40% 40%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 18 26 S 18 27 S 18 26 W 17 26 WNW 19 29 WNW 21 31 WNW 23 34 NW 24 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 81% 78% 78% 78% 75% 75% 72%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 16:15 Moon phase: First quarter
Friday (Friday 26 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 24 36 WNW 22 33 W 21 31 W 18 27 NW 16 24 W 15 22 WNW 16 23 SSW 19 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
73% 72% 69% 70% 68% 68% 72% 77%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:17 Moon phase: First quarter
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Tiree Heavy shower day 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Overcast 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Sunny day 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Cloudy 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Light shower day 50.822 -0.136
Dover Heavy rain 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Overcast 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Heavy rain 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Overcast 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Overcast 51.556 -1.778
York Cloudy 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Clear night 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Sunny intervals 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Cloudy 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Sunny intervals 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Cloudy 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Mist 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Sunny day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Cloudy 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny day 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Mist 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Sunny day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Sunny day 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Heavy rain 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Light snow 58.439 -3.092
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Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Snow showers dying out tonight. Rain spreading north later Sunday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Showers of rain and sleet occasional during the evening, becoming isolated overnight as the moderate to fresh northerly breezes ease light and variable. A widespread frost forming shortly after sunset with ice and frozen snow on untreated surfaces. Minimum temperature -8 °C.

Sunday:

A dry, bright and frosty start, then cloud building with a rainband reaching Orkney late afternoon, then Shetland during evening. Southerly winds increasing strong, but gales over Shetland later. Maximum temperature 6 °C.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

A marked change from the previous week with winds now from the southwest, bringing milder weather, a general thaw, strong to gale winds and rain, occasionally turning heavy.

Updated: 14:41 on Sat 20 Jan 2018 GMT

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Dry and chilly this evening, turning wet and windy later

This Evening and Tonight:

Cold with a frost or severe frost, especially across northern parts where temperatures will fall well below zero with freezing fog patches expected. Mist, fog and low cloud across much of England and Wales with rain arriving here later.

Sunday:

A cold start for many. Rain in the southwest will spread to all parts and turn to snow in the north for a time with disruption possible. Becoming drier later.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Monday, turning drier and brighter after early rain in the south clears. Windy on Tuesday and Wednesday with bands of rain crossing from the west but with some drier spells.

Updated: 15:01 on Sat 20 Jan 2018 GMT

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Thursday 25 Jan 2018 to Saturday 3 Feb 2018:

After a bright but brief colder and showery interlude at the end of the week with frost likely overnight it will become milder and changeable again. This means that many of us will see brighter, showery periods interspersed with bands of cloud and rain. Rain is likely to be heaviest in western parts with snow possible over the high ground, and it will be driest in the south and east. Also, it will be windy at times particularly in the northwest. However, as we head through to the end of January, it is likely to turn mainly dry and perhaps a touch colder, particularly in the south, with overnight frost and fog more likely here. Winds are expected to ease overall with strong winds becoming mostly restricted to the north.

UK Outlook for Sunday 4 Feb 2018 to Sunday 18 Feb 2018:

Early February is likely to bring relatively settled conditions with a good deal of dry weather, relatively light winds and frost and fog expected to form overnight. However spells of wet and windy weather are still likely across the north. There is considerable uncertainty at this stage however, as we head towards the middle of February we are most likely to see short spells of wet and windy weather move across the UK, interspersed with colder, brighter and drier interludes. Throughout this period temperatures are expected to average out at close to normal but it will be colder at times during the periods of more settled weather

Updated: 15:01 on Sat 20 Jan 2018 GMT

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18.0 m above mean sea level

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